[unisog] NetReg Circumvention?
pete at shadows.uottawa.ca
Thu Sep 4 19:41:32 GMT 2003
On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 02:52:39PM -0400, Mitch Collinsworth wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Pete Hickey wrote:
> > Our fix was to use a scheme similar to Waterloo's. Lock the port
> > down to a single MAC, and freeze the arp tables in the router.
> .. While I understand the problems
> that can lead to such decisions, I also have to believe this really
> sucks for the students.
You're right. However, it was a decision based on the resources
we have vs the problems we had. Having quotas gave them real
incentives to try to break the system... When we saw a program
being distributed, called "Crack_Resonet", we knew we were not
dealing with only a few.
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